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Diego Velazquez, The Toilet of Venus (1647-1651)
23/02/2015 - France

Art exhibitions in Paris, February-September 2015

Spanish splendour from Velazquez, vice and low life in Baroque-era Rome, Tudor pomp, domestic bliss and ladies in the bath and some louche Outsider Art hit the Paris museums and galleries this ...
Pierre Le Guennec and his wife Danielle, 10 Feb 2015.
12/02/2015 - France

Prosecutor tells trial electrician 'deprived world' of Picasso works

Prosecutors have called for a five year suspended sentence at the trial of a retired electrician and his wife, accused of stealing 271 works by the artist.

Comic strip books are enjoying a boom in France
26/01/2015 - France

Tight security at Angoulême international comic and cartoon festival after Charlie terrorism

The annual Angoulême international cartoon and comic strip festival, which opens on Thursday, will be held under tight security this year, in the wake of the terrorist attacks at French ...
25/01/2015

French weekly magazines review 25 January 2015

Forgive me if you've been fed more than enough of this already, but "le plat du jour" - the dish of the day - in most of the French weeklies is again Islamist extremism, Jihadists and ...
A visitor to the Louvre snaps Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa
07/01/2015 - France

Paris Louvre world's most visited museum again

Paris’s Louvre museum was the world’s most visited museum in 2014, keeping its place at the top of the international culture league.
Erró at the Contemporary Art Museum in Lyon
21/12/2014 - Culture in France

Erró at the Contemporary Art Museum in Lyon

"In-your-face-art" on show at the Contemporary Art Museum in the city of Lyon.
American artist Jeff Koons.
17/12/2014 - France

Artist Koons sued for copyright infringement at Paris exhibition

Paris-based publicist Franck Davidovici is accusing American contemporary artist Jeff Koons of unlawfully copying a 1985 advertisement in a work on display in the French capital, the plaintiff's ...
English-language actors take to Paris stage in Montmartre Dionysia Festival
14/12/2014 - Culture in France

English-language actors take to Paris stage in Montmartre Dionysia Festival

English-language thespians recently trod Parisian boards in the third theatre Montmartre Dionysia Festival.

Le Centquatre contemporary arts centre in Paris
08/12/2014 - France -South Africa

Artists ask Paris court to ban 'humiliating' Exhibit B

An artists’ collective on Monday asked a Paris court to order a halt to the controversial Exhibit B show, which its members judge to be racist and degrading.

A demonstration against Exhibit B in Saint Denis
07/12/2014 - France - United Kingdom - South Africa

French Exhibit B theatre defies anti-racist human zoo protests

The controversial performance installation Exhibit B is set to begin a seven-day run on Sunday in Paris’s Centquatre contemporary arts centre.
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